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Afterpay at Toys”R”Us stretches your budget for Christmas must-have gifts

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Afterpay at Toys”R”Us stretches your budget for Christmas must-have gifts

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Toys”R”Us launch layby alternative Afterpay offering buy now, receive now and pay later

Sydney, Australia, 6 December 2016 – Retail payments innovator Afterpay, announced its platform is now available at leading toy, baby and outdoor retailer, Toys”R”Us online – www.toysrus.com.au – just in time for Christmas. Afterpay, the new-generation retail payment tool allows shoppers to buy now, receive now and pay later, giving shoppers the opportunity to get their hands on the hottest Toys this Christmas season all the while helping spread out the end of year outgoings.

Globally renowned toy, baby and outdoor retailer, Toys”R”Us offers unique products from the biggest brands and has compiled its yearly must-have toys to put under the tree this Christmas. Toys”R”Us Chief Toy Testers – four lucky kids who get to road test an assortment of toys and games throughout the year – have rounded up the Top 10 best gift ideas for 2016, ranging in price to suit all budgets.

Afterpay offers the benefits of a layby service with an immediate take-home option. It does not require customers to enter into a traditional loan, pay upfront or monthly fees or interest. To receive these items and more, sooner rather than later, consumers can purchase online at www.toysrus.com.au, choose Afterpay as the payment option at the checkout and avoid the last minute mad dash or having to contend with large crowds at busy shopping centres.

Toys”R”Us Christmas Gift Guide 2016




Star Wars BladeBuilders Spin-Action Lightsaber



Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Set



Fast Lane Mega Crane



Pie Face Showdown Board Game



Metroline Train Table



Fun 2 Learn Elmo



Ooshies 7 PK (Marvel, Justice League, TMNT)



Hatchimals – Owl Exclusive



Trolls – Styling Poppy Head



Little Live Pets – Snuggles The Puppy


Nick Molnar, Managing Director at Afterpay, said, “We are honoured to welcome the globally renowned Toys”R”Us to the Afterpay platform in Australia. Coming on board in time for the peak shopping period, we anticipate this Christmas season will be successful for Toys”R”Us and customers alike.”

Tim Halaska, Head of eCommerce and Customer Service at Toys”R”Us, said, “We are thrilled to offer our customers the Afterpay payment option at our online store. Toys”R”Us is committed to providing the best customer service experience and as Afterpay is genuinely in the interest of the customer, it is fundamental in achieving this. Early days indicate that customer take up is beyond expectations. To be able to snap up some presents online, especially at the busiest time of the year in retail, gives customers the opportunity to grab those must-have items in time for Christmas.”

About Afterpay
Founded in 2014, Afterpay is a leading Australian retail payments innovator that facilitates commerce between retail merchants and their end-customers. Afterpay offers a ‘buy now, receive now, pay later’ service that is absolutely in the customer interest, not requiring end-customers to enter into a traditional loan or pay any upfront fees or interest. Afterpay currently has over 140,000 customers and over 600 retail merchants and in 2016, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. For more information, visit www.afterpay.com.au.

About Toys”R”Us
Toys”R”Us is Australia’s and the World’s leading dedicated Toy, Baby and Outdoor retailer with over 37 stores in Australia and over 1,550 stores worldwide in 33 countries. The Australian Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores are the largest and most exciting Toy and Baby stores in the country – providing children and their parents with an amazing, fun world of toys and baby products to choose from. For more information, visit www.toysrus.com.au.